U.s. Army's Collective Team Efforts

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“This We’ll Defend” (U.S. Army Moto) are the words that encapsulate the ideals of the United States Army. Each word is meaningful. "This" refers to the United States, the U. S. Constitution and liberty. "We 'll" references the army 's collective team efforts, and "defend" refers to the primary function of the army as a defender of the nation, not an aggressor against others. () It was first used by the War Office of the Continental Congress during the American Revolutionary War in 1778, and it has been the Army’s guiding moto for over 200 years. In the official U.S. Army logo, "This We’ll Defend" is found in a rattlesnake-encircled banner above a tableau filled with military and revolutionary symbols, including a liberty cap, cannons and…show more content…
The Army ethic defines the moral principles that guides the Army in the conduct of their missions, performance of duty, and all aspects of their lives. The Army ethic is the heart of the shared professional identity, it is the essence of who we are, why and how we serve the American people. The Army is a noble calling, a trusted profession. Our ethic is reflected in laws, Army Values, Oaths, Creeds, Ethos, and shared beliefs embedded within Army culture. It is the means by which we establish trust with the American people and it is a large part of why and how we serve as Soldiers, Army Civilians, and Army Families. We are committed to do our duty to contribute to the common defense, we share a love of country, and of our Army family. We defend American values and we serve not to promote war, but to preserve peace. Why we serve directly affects how we serve. We serve ethically with character, we take pride in honorably serving the Nation with integrity and demonstration character in all aspects of
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